Hand in hand with the passionate local arts scene, Victoria is home to a huge assortment of tattoo shops- many of which are right downtown! We’ve got the scoop for you on where to find some of the greatest artists in town, so maybe you’ll be inspired to take a little bit of Victoria home with you in the form of the most permanent souvenir ever!
The Union Tattoo Studio was established in 2007, and is owned by artists Leroy Adrian and Greg Murphy. They currently house 7 talented tattoo artists, meaning there is over 79 years of experience between the artists at this amazing studio. The relaxed classic tattoo studio vibe is sure to make any visitor to the shop have an experience they’ll always remember well. Located just moments away from the inn, in Millies Lane- a photo opportunity must have for travellers!
101-764 Yates Street
This studio is just a short bus ride away from the Inn, located in Esquimalt. The Brass Iris is known for its close knit connection with the local arts community, showcasing many artists’ wares in their shop- a great place to support locals and grab some extra souvenirs while you check out what the artists have to offer in the way of permanent reminders of your travels!
941-B Esquimalt Road
The unique atmosphere of this heritage building combined with the bright colours and loft style layout really lend to the true Victoria experience. Painted Lotus offers a fun and upbeat style alongside the kind of variety of artists styles that puts even the most blank canvas of a client at an instant ease.
910 Gordon Street
If the nerdy name and logo aren’t enough to pull you in, than the upbeat atmosphere and welcoming artists and staff will make this feel like the shop you’re always amongst friends in! Check out the flash they have available, or see what fun guests artists they have in right now- Empire always has the person for the job no matter what style of tattoo you’re dreaming of.
1672 Douglas Street
Are you looking to add some flare to your style, and come back from your travels with fun new jewelry and new places to put that bling? Look no further than the Victoria body modification scene, where professional and fun merge into a safe way to refresh your style!
LGTQ+ thriving and loving, this is the ‘it’ place for high end jewelry and top shelf customer care!
This local piercer has over 15 years of experience! Check out their tooth gems for a truly unique reminder of your trip to Victoria.